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Last Updated: Aug 24, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Current Database Trials


The MSOE Library has coordinated a trial of APA Style CENTRAL for the MSOE Community. Library personnel would be grateful for your feedback on this exciting new online resource.

APA Style CENTRAL is an authoritative and complete online environment for teaching, writing, and publishing in APA Style. The APA Style Guide is a premier style manual employed in many academic fields, including Nursing, Business and Management, the Health Sciences, the Social Sciences, the Humanities, and Engineering. Designed to help users develop their writing and professional research skills, APA Style CENTRAL combines sophisticated learning and teaching tools, advanced writing and content management technology, and full integration of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

Who: All current MSOE students, faculty, and staff have access to this trial.

What: During the trial, you can use many of the tools in APA Style CENTRAL without creating your own login account on the site. Including:

The Learning Center

  • View the Quick Guide “Blog Post Reference”
  • Follow the “Learn More” links to view the excerpt from the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association® (6th ed.) and other related links.
  • Browse sample references, tables, and figures.

The Research Center

  • Browse the reference books

The Writing Center

  • Start a new paper and browse the paper templates

The Publishing Center

  • Search the journals to find one that publishes articles of interest

During the trial you can create and save papers in APA Style CENTRAL. You'll need your own APA Style CENTRAL account – register for one using the link on the Log In page.

Where:  Access the trial on or off-campus with this APA Style Central link. If you access this trial from off campus, you will be prompted to input your MSOE network username and password. If you want to access the trial from off campus, be sure that you are not logged in to MSOE's VPN at the same time. If you have any questions about off-campus access please view our MSOE Community Page Off-Campus Access for Library Databases or call us at 414-277-7180.

APA Style CENTRAL has been optimized for FireFox, Chrome, and Safari for MAC OS. Internet Explorer is not recommended.

When: This trial will run August 1, 2016 through September 30, 2016


Past Database Trials

Some of our past database trials included:


Euromonitor International-Passport

ProQuest Entrepreneurship

ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health



Please take a moment to provide the library with feedback about current and past database trials.   Send us an email with comments or give us suggestions for new trials.



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